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The men who wear the star : the story of the Texas Rangers

Author: Charles M Robinson
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the history of the Texas Rangers.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Charles M Robinson
ISBN: 067945649X 9780679456490
OCLC Number: 41319994
Description: xxi, 352 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: Are They Still There? --
Map of Trans-Pecos --
Map of South Texas and Nueces Strip --
Map of the Early Settlements --
Map of the Northwest Frontier --
Pt. I. The First Rangers --
1. Life and Death in a Harsh Land --
2. Indian Raids and Revolution --
Pt. II. Birth of a Legend --
3. Serving the Republic --
4. A Great Captain and a New Weapon --
5. Bound for the Rio Grande --
6. Glory and Infamy --
Pt. III. The Torch Is Passed --
7. A New Era --
8. The Cortina War --
9. Confederate Frontier --
Pt. IV. The Texas Rangers --
10. Reconstruction --
11. The Frontier Battalion --
12. The Rise of McNelly's Rangers --
13. Bad Times for Badmen --
14. The Salt War --
Pt. V. From Frontier Defenders to State Police --
15. The Last of the Old Guard --
16. Gunmen, Pugilists, and a "Fistic Carnival" --
17. Tarnished Star --
Conclusion: The End of the Myth.
Responsibility: Charles M. Robinson III.
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Chronicles the history of the Texas Rangers.

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